So I get into a bit of characterizations and one I had was where this guy enjoyed doing bad things for the sake of doing bad things; murder, theft, rape, etc. In the story he doesn't technically have any actual mental disorders, making his even more inexcusable. The more I thought of it though the more wondered if that is actually possible in terms of psychological analysis. So my main question is is it possible for somebody to be completely amoral and enjoy doing bad things but not be classified as legally insane (psychosis, sociopathy, schizophrenia, etc.

  • $\begingroup$ The question is almost circular because if there were a person who just enjoyed being evil, society would quickly find some label for his tendencies. $\endgroup$
    – Schmerel
    Commented Jul 9 at 19:53
  • $\begingroup$ @Schmerel yeah that's kind of what I thought, honestly I looked online and found nothing but yeah people by default would call such a person crazy $\endgroup$ Commented Jul 10 at 3:59


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